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Village Ministry Deploy Hundreds of Village Facilitators to Welcome Sail Nias 2019

Village Ministry Deploy Hundreds of Village Facilitators to Welcome Sail Nias 2019 (inews)

NIAS, NETRALNEWS.COM - The Indonesia Ministry of Villages, Rural Development, and Transmigration, through the Secretariat of the Directorate General of Rural Community Development and Empowerment, has mobilized hundreds of Village Facilitators (HR) or Professional Facilitators in Nias, North Sumatra.

The deployment of HR is carried out in order to participate and encourage the readiness of the village community to welcome the success of the 2019 Sail Nias agenda. Sail Nias itself is a maritime tourism event planned to be held in the upcoming July 2019.

The existence of Village Facilitators spread across Nias Island was considered very strategic in order to help promote and create conducive preconditions with the community since three months until the peak of the Sail Nias 2019 event. The highlight was held on September 14, 2019 which was centered in the Port area Teluk Dalam, South Nias, North Sumatra.

"During the three months until the peak of the event on September 14, 2019, the Ministry of Villages is ready to mobilize more than 300 Village Facilitators," Zulkarnaen said in a press release on behalf of the Secretary General of PPMD ​​accompanied by KN P3MD, Sukoyo and Arwani at Same Hotel, Teluk Dalam, South Nias, Tuesday (05/14/2019).

According to him, the existence of Village Facilitators or Professional Facilitators is very important to encourage and facilitate the Village in the context of transforming the values ​​of tourism culture and assisting the community of tourism activists in the villages. Village facilitators can also play the role of socializing the Sail Nias Tahun event through social media networks, both Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and social media spread throughout the country.

"So far, Village Facilitators have an active role in facilitating the community and tourism activist community and overseeing the Village Fund, so that it is expected to further encourage the readiness of citizens to participate in the success of Sail Nias and promote tourism in Nias in the future," Zulkarnaen explained.

According to Zulkarnaen, the Village Ministry which was given responsibility as the person in charge of the event at the peak of the event which will be attended by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) also hopes to run more festively with the readiness of villages around the site to welcome the era of marine tourism in particular and tourism culture and so on Nias.